[Fedora-packaging] Packaging guidelines for Emacsen add-on packages

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at gmail.com
Mon May 7 15:55:14 UTC 2007

Dear Packaging Committee,

I have placed a draft Guidelines document on the wiki for your
consideration. This document covers the packaging of Emacs and XEmacs
add-on packages, and provides two template spec files with the
intention of lowering the inertial barrier to developing packages for
(X)Emacs. The doc can be found here:


And I have added it to the table here:


This document doesn't attempt to change guidelines in any way, but
rather clarify the situation as presented in the Package Naming
Guidelines, and codify them in the form of spec templates.

Comments gladly received!

Best wishes,

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